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    “We have used Surrey First Aid Training for several years now. Booking the course with the admin staff was really straightforward and they made the whole process very easy. They were happy to ensure the course booked really met our needs. Thank you all so much - if asked I would definitely recommend you to anyone"
    The Tanshire Clinic, Elstead, Surrey

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    “Very easy from start to finish, from getting a quote, booking the course and the actual training itself. Trainer was very knowledgeable and friendly. Would recommend and use again"
    Bletchingley Village Primary School, Surrey

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    “Surrey First Training were very flexible and worked with us to ensure our requirements could be met. They were courteous, professional and accommodating and provided an excellent service and training session that allowed all the participants to fully practice their First Aid skills and leave with confidence."
    Playmates Nursery, Chessington, Surrey

Welcome to the Surrey First Aid Training news page. Here you will be able to find everything you need to know about the recent First Aid regulation updates and any other helpful information.

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Do you know when to call an ambulance?

Do you know when to call an ambulance?

Do you know when to call an ambulance?

The NHS ambulance service is being pushed to its limits with a low budget and very high demand, it is really important that everybody knows when the right to call an ambulance is. 

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Anaphylaxis and adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs) in Schools

Anaphylaxis and adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs) in Schools

Anaphylaxis and adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs) in Schools

In October last year a new legislation was passed which allows schools in the UK to keep spare adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs) for emergency use. 

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Restart A Heart Day – FREE basic CPR training for schools in Kent, Surrey and Sussex!

Restart A Heart Day – FREE basic CPR training for schools in Kent, Surrey and Sussex!

Restart A Heart Day (16 October 2018) – FREE basic CPR training for schools in Kent, Surrey and Sussex!

Anyone can save a life, and that includes the average bystander who happens upon someone suffering a cardiac arrest in the middle of the high street. If that bystander has learnt CPR, the person’s chances of survival are doubled!

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AED Guide for Schools

AED Guide for Schools

Important document for schools regarding Automated External Defibrillator

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Paediatric First Aid: Useful Downloads

Paediatric First Aid: Useful Downloads

Important documents published by various sources that we recommend for download.

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First Aid at Work: Useful Downloads

First Aid at Work: Useful Downloads

Important documents published by various sources that we recommend for download.

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HSE Information

HSE Information

Important documents published by HSE that we recommend for all Employers to read

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Heart Attack Symptoms

Heart Attack Symptoms

Knowing the signs and treatment of a heart attack could easily mean the difference between life and death. A good percentage of patients may not make it to A&E because they ignored their symptoms. This article shares 15 symptoms - take a look, you might be surprised...

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HSE First Aid at Work Guidance Update

HSE First Aid at Work Guidance Update

HSE First Aid at Work Guidance Update!

HSE have recently amended their first aid at work guidance. We list the key changes for you and provide handy links to all the updated HSE documents.

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Road Safety - Cycling Accidents

Road Safety - Cycling Accidents

Shocking statistics from The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has revealed how important it is to take accident prevention seriously.

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Acid Attacks - First Aid response

Acid Attacks - First Aid response

If you are witness to an acid attack, would you know what to do? Read our advice!

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February 2018 Schools First Aid Newsletter

February 2018 Schools First Aid Newsletter

Please click on the following link to download our Schools Newsletter.

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'The first-aid lessons that saved my brother'

'The first-aid lessons that saved my brother'

A boy of ten saved his brother's life using first-aid skills he learned on a school visit to a hospital just days before!

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UK Resuscitation Guidelines

UK Resuscitation Guidelines

Did you know that the UK Resuscitation Council has developed and published evidence-based guidelines which set out the interventions and practices that are most likely to achieve successful resuscitation from cardiac arrest?

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Girl, nine, passes away from a severe allergic reaction

Girl, nine, passes away from a severe allergic reaction

Nine year old Nainika Tikoo from London tragically passed away on 22nd May after a severe anaphylactic reaction from dairy free pancakes with blackberries.

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Recovery position

Recovery position

Placing unconscious infants and children in the recovery position has been proven in studies to increase their recovery over more radical manoeuvres in an effort to restore consciousness.

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Students save the life of their trainer

Students save the life of their trainer

Initially the students thought their trainer David Knowles was role-playing after he suffered a cardiac arrest.

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Unconscious Infant (Under 1 Year)

Unconscious Infant (Under 1 Year)

How to treat an unconscious infant (under 1 Year)

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Guidance on First Aid for Schools

GOV.UK provide guidance documentation for governing bodies, school leaders and schools staff to assist with ensuring the setting has appropriate First Aid provision, please click here to view the Guidance for First Aid in Schools.

Surrey First Aid Training can also provide guidance on courses and legal requirements for your setting.

https://www.surreyfirstaid.com/your-legal-requirements/schools.html

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Diabetes

Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition where blood sugar levels cannot be controlled by the body. 

There are two types of diabetic episode:

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First Aid Training Manuals

First Aid Training Manuals

Emergency First Aid at Work manuals available for purchase

A5 First Aid Manual: £2.95 each

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Citizen AID launches new public information video

Citizen AID launches new public information video

Citizen AID has launched a new public information video to show how ordinary people can deliver life-saving first aid to the injured members of the public around them following an explosion.

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Defibrillators in Schools Campaign

Defibrillators in Schools Campaign

The latest information from the Sudden Adult Death Trust (SADS UK) is that their Big Shock Campaign to get more defibrillators in schools has been a huge success. SADS UK had a meeting with Policymakers at the Department of Education and as a consequence they have advised schools to consider purchasing a defibrillator as part of their first aid equipment.

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In Case of Emergency

In Case of Emergency

Did you know about ICE?

In case of emergency (ICE) is a program that enables first responders, such as paramedics, firefighters, and police officers, as well as hospital personnel, to contact the next of kin of the owner of a mobile phone to obtain important medical or support information (the phone must be unlocked and working). 

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Emergency SMS

Emergency SMS

Did you know that you can send an SMS text message to the UK 999 service where it will be passed to the police, ambulance, fire rescue, or coastguard?

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Guidance on infection control

Guidance on infection control

The latest EYFS document published in March 2017 (page 27) includes a link to guidance published by Public Health England specifically for schools and childcare settings on infection control for various conditions (including conjunctivitis) which sets out when and for how long children need to be excluded, when treatment/medication is required and where to get further advice. 

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Anaphylaxis Campaign - Adrenaline Auto-Injectors to be held in all schools

Anaphylaxis Campaign - Adrenaline Auto-Injectors to be held in all schools

***NEW LEGISLATION ALLOWS “SPARE” EMERGENCY ADRENALINE AUTO-INJECTORS IN SCHOOLS***

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First Aid Requirements for construction sites

First Aid Requirements for construction sites

Are you in the construction industry and wondering what your first aid requirements are for your workers and site?

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Haemostatic dressings and tourniquets in First Aid Kits

Haemostatic dressings and tourniquets in First Aid Kits

The European Resuscitation Council have recently reviewed a number of first aid protocols and now suggest that there is a need in certain circumstances to include haemostatic dressings and tourniquets. 

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